What is progressive overload?
Progressive overload This means to be able to do more and more over time but changing up the variables such as the amount of weight you can lift, this gradually increases the more often you practise or increase of reps and sets and reduce rest time or increasing your range of motion during a specific… Read more »
Let’s talk Calories!
Calories In my last blog I spoke about goals and one of mine this month, well up until 17th October actually is to count my calories. It’s not a diet, I don’t believe in those and I’m not weighing myself either. I’m simply going to live each day eating a little less and I will keep it… Read more »
Let’s to talk Goals!
Goals What is a goal? It is an idea for the future, a desired result that you would like to achieve. Goals are great, they push you to become more and achieve something more than you are right now. However if you do not write them down and give your self a plan and a… Read more »
Have you used a Personal Trainer?
The benefits of a Personal Trainer! There are plenty of reasons why having a personal trainer can benefit you, such as help you keep on track with your fitness goals, they will tailor a program specific to your fitness requirements. It maybe you want to gain muscle mass, get stronger, fitter leaner, aid weight loss with… Read more »
A 30 minute workout!
Get your 30 minutes a day!!! For most healthy adults the department of health recommend you get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week or a combination of the two. This can be spread out through the week as you wish and if you increase the recommended guidelines… Read more »
Try Something New!
There are so many opportunities out there to try something new these days things, such as taking a new class in a subject unrelated to your career, trying yoga, mediation, ride a bike to work, start a blog. We are all different as individuals and new things will vary between all of us! All too often… Read more »
Training with Kids – It can be done!
Until about 3 years ago I have always made the excuse that I am too busy to exercise. Having kids was the perfect excuse. I used to think I will never find the time to exercise, and if I did find 10 minutes to have a break from being a mum, the last thing I… Read more »
Strength training and how it benefits weight loss
Many People think to burn fat you must be doing lots of cardio but strength training is great for the body, you maintain lean muscle which gives you shape and drop body fat at the same time. A combination of lifting weights , a little cardio and a healthy eating plan is the best way… Read more »
Are you already slipping with your ‘get fit’ new years resolution?
We start the year with a really positive attitude and lots of resolutions about how this year in going to be ‘your year’ but sometimes I think people set their ambitions too high and are maybe a bit too strict on themselves (me included). I hear people say ‘I am giving up alcohol, chocolate and… Read more »